Daedalus(redirected from Daedalean)
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n. Greek Mythology
A renowned craftsman, sculptor, and inventor and builder of the Labyrinth. He fashioned the wings with which he and his son Icarus escaped from Crete after their imprisonment by Minos.
Dae·da′li·an, Dae·da′le·an (dĭ-dā′lē-ən, -dāl′yən) adj.
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth an Athenian architect and inventor who built the labyrinth for Minos on Crete and fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus to flee the island
Daedalian, Daedalean Daedalic adj
Daed•a•lus(ˈdɛd l əs; esp. Brit. ˈdid l əs)
a legendary Athenian who built the labyrinth for Minos and made wings for himself and his son Icarus to escape from Crete.
Dae•da•li•an, Dae•da•le•an (dɪˈdeɪ li ən) Dae•dal′ic (-ˈdæl ɪk) adj.